Supporting the independent education community


  • World Refugee Day: 20 June 2020

    20 June 2020 is World Refugee Day. On this day, IEU members call attention to the plight of those fleeing conflict or persecution and remind governments that all people seeking asylum are entitled to the full range of human rights and protections.

    18 Jun 2020
  • Sub branch stays strong

    Safety in the spotlight; Catholic systemic principals push for overdue pay increases.

    17 Jun 2020
  • Update: Learning Progressions

    The latest from the IEU’s seat at the AITSL table in the rethink of learning progressions.

    17 Jun 2020
  • At risk: What principals face

    We invite your response to the latest report on school leaders’ health, safety and wellbeing.

    17 Jun 2020
  • Principal focus: Chris Egan

    We hand the mic to primary school principal and long-time union member Chris Egan.

    17 Jun 2020
  • Letters sent to Sydney & Parramatta diocesan directors - Enterprise Bargaining for principals

    The IEU sent letters to the directors of Sydney and Parramatta Catholic dioceses on Friday 12 June clarifying their position regarding ongoing bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement for principals.

    16 Jun 2020
  • Education Council - Universal Access National Partnership review

    Education Council considered the final report on the review of the Universal Access National Partnership (UANP). The IEU made a submission to the review and were consulted by the Nous Group in this process.

    16 Jun 2020
  • Letter to diocesan directors regarding Work Practices Agreements

    The union has written to diocesan directors following constructive discussions that have occurred between the union and CCER about the making of a new enterprise agreement for teachers and support staff in Catholic systemic schools.

    15 Jun 2020
  • Government's childcare shocker

    IEU Organiser for the South Coast, Tina Smith, was interviewed by the Illawarra Mercury on the government's announced intention to remove the early childhood education and care relief package that had been providing free childcare to around one million families in Australia.

    12 Jun 2020
  • Catholic systemic EA update

    Here's the latest update about the union's negotiations for a new Enterprise Agreement for Catholic systemic schools in NSW and ACT.

    10 Jun 2020